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from the pulpit on easter? a washington pastor slamming the religious right and barack obama sitting right there. >> when you go to an obama church service, all you're going to get is republicans being blasted. >> political attacks are not what anyone would expect to hear in an easter sermon usually, this is what the christians talk about the good news, that holiday is sort of the heart of the good news. >> the president of the united states chose a preacher whose sermon was devoted to claiming that republicans want to force blacks to ride at the back of the bus again. >> what they heard in the sermon was anything, but happy for easter. >> a preacher who in his sermon said republicans want to make women go back to the kitchen. >> he is not a politician. he's not a senator or a member of congress or the president. this is a sermon at a church here that's been visited by presidents from both parties for many, many years. >> why did the president sit it and listen to this. why did the president not stand up and excuse himself? this is not the kind of sermon a president of the united sta
jump protocol and invite the young man to washington for a dinner and sit down and have obama talked to him or the secretary of state man to man. all they can do is say no. all good questions. have you been back to north korea? host: he is gone. sorry about that. as our calller looked across, he would have found north of rio was probably more prosperous than self reappear yen since that time, south korea has become a success story. north korea is still back in the time warp of 1965. so it is different on the korean peninsula now than it did then. i think that obviously has an impact on the situation we're dealing with. i do not know whether kim jong- un speaks english. i do not think others have met him. i suppose he studied english at least during the brief time he was in school in switzerland. i would not be surprised if he knows some english. question of china providing what north korea needs actually needs to be turned around. i think many of us think that china has been too indulgent of north korea and so willing to provide food, fuel, and other kinds of assistance that it has e
: joining us now from washington is bob johnson. so, here is what i don't understand. 93% of african-americans voted for president obama last november. even though black employment is so high. why? >> well, i think first of all, african-americans have immense pride in president obama as a president. they see it as a major accomplishment in this country and embracing an african-american leader. and they are positive and hopeful, probably, more than anything else, that his leadership will make their lives better. >> bill: all right. but it didn't turn out that way. i mean he had four years to improve the black unemployment rate. and it's not improving. so, you are saying that african-american community en masse is voting on hope. they hope it's going to get better but it certainly hasn't gotten better. >> yeah. i would say, bill, that african-americans hang under ts unemployment problem, this gap for over 50 years if you look at the bureau of labor statistics. >> i have them here. >> african-american unemployment has been double that of white people for over 40 years. >> bill: let me g
us now from washington ace reporters carl cameron and james rosen. how seriously, rosen, is the obama administration taking this north korea deal? i mean, these people really can't do much damage. they can invade south korea. they will get their butt kicked, right? >> well, they can inflict a lot of damage. they don't have the missile technology to strap one of their nuclear weapons to a missile and hit our shores, but the bottom line to answer your question is u.s. officials take it very seriously. both, a, because they have nuclear weapons. they have an army of over a million men. we have 28,000 troops stationed in south korea and also this is a cash starved regime that has never met a missile or nuclear technology that it didn't want to or try to sell. proliferation is is a big concern. i have talked, bill, to the guys that have actually dealt face-to-face with the north koreans, we don't have diplomatic relations with the north koreans, but we do have something called the new york channel which operates through the auspices of the u.n. in new york. i have talked to the guys who ha
, they talk about michelle obama. there are so many outlets that traditionally have no interest in washington because washington is traditionally thought of as boring and stale. but the sex appeal for better or worse, in the past four years has significantly upticked. >> from politico this evening, from the click column people watching in washington, d.c., the head library is that the daughter of senator mccain gets a tv show. we go to glen. >> thank you very much. i want to say about the comment about the appearance of politicians and that kind of thing. one, i guess that means the old chi shea that politics is -- chee shea that politics is show showiche that politics is business. over.gly people is i kind of disagree with you. i don't care what these people look like or anything like that. i don't think most people do. underestimating the audience, which i think is a big problem. that's where you get a lot of this nonsense because of the powers at be, what sleep shea you want to use -- cliche you want to use. by and large, most people wouldn't if they thought it has a drastic impact on thei
away. probably regret that later i bet. and in washington now, the first lady, mrs. obama, making a bit of a freudian slip perhaps? while describing her life at the white house. >> as a busy single mother. or i shouldn't say single. as a busy mother, stimgz when you got the husband as president, it can feel single. but he's there. >> oops. and recovery. she wasn't alone in the verbal missteps. the president is taking heat over comments he made over california's attorney general, kamala harris. he praised her and then said "she also happens to be by far the best looking attorney general in the country." guess what? that comment lit up social media with cries that the president was sexist. on what planet in his mind did he think that sounded like the right thing to say? said a woman. and another wondered if eric holder's feelings were hurt. >>> legendary film critic roger ebert passed away at the age of 70. more on his life and legacy, after a quick break. two thumbs up, and shine a spotlight on unknown films. roger ebert died at the age of 70. this look back at roger beater's career. >>
legislation. in washington, jaqulin fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president oe what is planning to visit connecticut next week to step up the pressure on congress to pass gun control legislation -- president obama is planning to visit connecticut. the president's call for nationwide gun control faces widespread opposition from republicans as well as from many moderate democrats. >>> a town in georgia has passed an unusual gun law kind of reminiscent of the old wild west. the city council in nelson georgia passed an ordnance last night that requires adults in the town of 1300 to own a gun. backers say what they're really trying to do here is make a point about gun rights. the ordnance goes in effect in 10 days however it does not contain any penalties. >>> in about 10 minutes, how are bay area schools and law enforcement reacting to the nra's plan? we asked a former officer who runs an emergency response team as well as a superintendent on whether that plan is even feasible. >>> happening now, members of a san francisco hotel union are out on the stree
. >> it is a artificial in terms of long-term economic recovery because what is going on in washington particularly with the obama administration, think of their major achievements from the economy, they raised taxes. that's what they did. they raised taxes. that is a drag on the economy. martha: i think there is another plan i want to get your feelings on this. you have got this sort of health care hovering over the jobs market, right? you have a lot of companies that are still sort of trying to figure out what they're going to do with it. they don't want to hire more people. small companies want to stay as tiny as they can right now. they're in complete hunker down mode. >> small companies between 50 and 499 employees. their employment is drop drag mat i canly. that is job growth coming out of recession. not the large companies. smaller companies like that. may not be they're laying people off. they're not hiring. martha: not hiring. >> in this economy we should be in a robust economy right now. they're not hiring. with more unknowns looming oversee questionster, health care tax, why would you hi
to shoot down incoming missiles and warheads. >>> when president obama unveils his budget proposal next wednesday we're hearing it will include cuts to social security and other entitlement programs. we'll talk live with washington insider jamie dupree about what the president is hoping to get from republicans in exchange for this change to the social security program. >>> 7:06. and the world champs are back in town. sounds good doesn't it? thousands of giants fans are expected to gather in san fransisco for today's season opener at home. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live at at&t park with look at how the team is preparing. >> we just learned that both of the world series giants trophies are going to be displayed underneath the coke bottle, so you can grab a look. it's been sprinkling out here but should be clear skies for the game. the field is looking good. players show up at about 10:00 to start their warmups. it really seems like yesterday when we had the parade and the giants won the world series. the giants swept the detroit tigers
the united states. "washington journal" is live with your calls and e-mails next. ♪ host: that line this morning, obama publishes planned to build roads and bridges. good morning and welcome to this edition of the "washington journal." today is saturday, march 30, 2013. peter baker writes -- useppa proposals to generate money construction projects. that is what we want to talk about the first 45 minutes paying to improve america's infrastructure. 585-3880. for democrats. call us ats can 202-585-3882. you can reach out was with social media. for twitter, @cspanwj. facebook.com/c-span. is in thise of what morning's new york times -- we want to show you a little bit about what the president had to say. first, we will take some calls regarding paying to improve america's infrastructure. the first call is from james in riverside, california. caller: good morning. about the you think president's planned? they are proposing a marriage of public and private investment to pay for construction projects. caller: it sounds like a beautiful place -- plan. i love the way obama is very articulate
. [applause] >> in a few moments, a discussion on campaign fund- raising with the finance chairs of the obama ann romney 20 toll presidential campaigns. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 with a focus on partisanship in the senate, the country's infrastructure, and the use of domestic drones. several live events to tell you about today. representative elijah cummings of maryland speaks at the national press club about his legislation on gun trafficking. that is at 10:00 eastern. at 11:00, the national rifle association releases a report on preventing gun violence in schools. former congressman and a son hutchinson will present the report. this week, a federal appeals court hears arguments on a lawsuit over whether the transportation security administration procedures to violate constitutional protections against unlawful searches and seizures. that is at noon eastern. now a discussion on thant -- on campaign fund-raising with the finance cares of the obama ann romney 20 toll presidential campaigns. their discussion includes the significance of online donations and super pacs and how campaig
with presidents. if there was a stigma you wouldn't see michelle obama at the oscars. i think this stigma mass gone away with this presidency. but the reality is, you know, you see a spike in the celebrity in washington, d.c. you've seen a spike in celebrity coming to washington, d.c. the fact that "tmz" is talking about barbara walters is more in their wheel house, they talk about paul ryan, they talk about president obama, they talk about michelle obama. there are so many outlets that traditionally have no interest in washington because washington is traditionally thought of as boring and stale. but the sex appeal for better or worse, in the past four years has significantly upticked. >> from politico this evening, from the click column people watching in washington, d.c., the head library is that the daughter of senator mccain gets a tv show. we go to glen. >> thank you very much. i want to say about the comment about the appearance of politicians and that kind of thing. one, i guess that means the old chi shea that politics is -- hee shea that politics is show business. i kind of disagree
washington times" yesterday, a photograph of president obama and the first family coming home from st. john's st. john's church for easter sunday service. we see a little bit about how the white house is celebrating easter. corporate donations and sales of exit have kept the white house easter even rolling. in a time of severe budget restraints, two factors of blame how the white house good welcome 30,000 people for the 135th easter egg roll. corporate sponsors and souvenir eggs helping to pay for the bill. we are talking about a business and labor deal on worker visas. burlington, vermont. democrat line. caller: i think it is a good idea to open the borders. immigrants do yeoman's work. they do excellent work some of that i've seen. i hireetter prices when a contractor that uses immigrants. the only thing i would say is that we should have .eciprocated kind of laws that if we give them right, then we should have the right to may be immigrate to mexico and do work there and get similar type of benefits. that's the only way it would work. because there's a lot of people who do want to leave
control legislation. in washington, jaqulin fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president oe what is planning to visit connecticut next week to step up the pressure on congress to pass gun control legislation -- president obama is planning to visit connecticut. the president's call for nationwide gun control faces widespread opposition from republicans as well as from many moderate democrats. >>> a town in georgia has passed an unusual gun law kind of reminiscent of the old wild west. the city council in nelson georgia passed an ordnance last night that requires adults in the town of 1300 to own a gun. backers say what they're really trying to do here is make a point about gun rights. the ordnance goes in effect in 10 days however it does not contain any penalties. >>> in about 10 minutes, how are bay area schools and law enforcement reacting to the nra's plan? we asked a former officer who runs an emergency response team as well as a superintendent on whether that plan is even feasible. >>> happening now, members of a san francisco hotel union are out on the street in support of a plan to a
examining the debate over fracking. "washington journal" is next. >> ♪ host: good morning on this wednesday, april 3, 2013. the front page of usa today says border security and could hurt immigration reform. presidents obama travels to denver to call on congress to pass stricter gun control laws. this is on the heels of reports yesterday that a senate bill is in peril. gun control legislation, what's next? also, send us a tweet. or post your comments on facebook. and you can e-mail us. begin with ed o'keefe of the washington post and joining us to talk about his peace yesterday on the front page. senatete that when the returns next week to take up gun-control legislation, there are provisions that are in danger. all of itically, might be in peril. there are concerns there might not be enough support for a proposed expansion of the background check program, currently supported by nine out of 10 americans. the various democrats running for reelection in 2014, not enough of them have signaled they will support the plan if it were put to a vote. the other aspect of this that i
a candidate who you believe in and go to work for them. >> i agree. i was in washington d.c. in 2006 helping with the democratic senate campaign and senator obama said if i do this you will go with me, right? i said sure. right then i decided to go with obama over clinton before i even ask what was your biggest fund-raiser? i have all lady in san diego who pays 35,000. great. going up against the clinton administration he had a database of 20,000 addresses but i believed he would be the best nominee and president and it has been a fun ride. >> i had not had experience on a political campaign but to reinforce that i joined governor ron a working for him at the olympics in salt lake city you said i will run for governor will you work on my campaign? i had no interest in politics at that point*. i said no, i'm not interested in my wife said you crazy tell him we will move to boston. and three years later, he asked me to be the national finance director for the campaign. i had no idea what campaign fund-raising was but pick somebody you believe in and you will do a good job. >> how old were you?
on today's "washington journal." host: here is the new york times this morning. social programs are facing a cutback in the obama budget. president obama will formally propose cuts in his annual budget to demonstrate his willingness to compromise with republicans and revise prospects for a long-term deficit deal. that is according to administration officials. mr. obama will send a budget to capitol hill that will embody the final compromise that he made to speaker john boehner late last year before mr. john boehner abandoned negotiations in opposition for president obama's request for higher taxes on individuals and other corporations. from the "financial times you see president obama set to outline a curve on tax breaks. it says mr. obama is expected to hold his second dinner in two months with republican senators after his budget is released on april 10. the president's budget is expected to move more to the center, including a less generous calculation of inflation and some new government health savings the republicans have been pushing for. the washington times has this headline. the c
a spike in the coverage in washington, d.c. and the fact dmz even talk about barbara walters the talk about keith olberman and about paul ryan and president obama and michelle obama. us weekly is the same, people magazine. there are so many outlets that have no interest in washington because they were traditionally thought of as boring and stale. but just in the past four years and is significantly out. >> host: from politico this evening, people watching in washington, d.c. the headline is mccain it's a tv show, the daughter of senator john mccain. we go to michigan next, to hear from glen. >> i would like to say a couple things about professor hall's appearance of politicians and that kind of thing. one is i guess it means the clich the caller showed this more seriously though, i kind of disagree. i really don't care what any of these people look like. i feel that this kind of underestimating the audience. i think it is really a big problem. that's where you get a lot of this nonsense because the power that the elite or whenever clich you want to use, they don't think people
, president obama told a denver audience if a state like colorado can pass what he calls common-sense gun laws, so can congress here in washington. our white house correspondent jessica yellin is joining us from denver with more. >> reporter: hi, wolf. the president came here to call on supporters to pressure congress to pass a law expanding background checks before he said opponents can run out the clock. president obama traveled west to keep up his campaign for tough new gun safety laws. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. now, the good news is, colorado has already chosen to do something about it. >> reporter: he's talking about the package of new gun safety laws colorado's democratic governor signed last month. they limit magazine clips to 15 rounds, require universal background checks, and require gun customers to pay for the cost of their background checks. the proposal introduced in the u.s. senate doesn't even include two of those three new measures, but it's struggling for votes. that ma
assault charges as well as charges of being under the influence. >>> president obama wraps up his bay area visit later today less than 24 hours after it began. he'll attend two fund-raisers hosted at private homes today before heading back to washington. >>> and the cal women's basketball team are on the move after a send-off at the pavilion. the team will take off from oakland international airport heading to new orleans for the final four in the ncaa tournament. >>> after the break, we'll have a look at weather and traffic. >>> welcome back. the time now, 9:28. most of the heavy rainfall pushing into the central valley. light, spotty activity up in the north bay. it's going to take a while for the roads to dry out. looking nice and dry for the big game tomorrow. the giants' home opener, 1:35, 59 degrees. your seven-day outlook in just a few minutes. let's check the drive with anthony. >> things are slow in oakland. 880 northbound moving very slow. you can see from our skycam, barely moving at all. lots of congestion. typical slow spot. in fremont, things clear up a bit. hayward and whipp
for buzzfeed, which now has bureaus in new york, washington and london london? >> l.a. >> bill: all right. you got it covered, man. >> the site has done well >> bill: congratulations? >> thank you >> bill: president obama leaves the white house for denver. on monday, he is going up to hartford, connecticut, to give a speech again about gun safety gun control, and he's doing that today in denver going tots denver police academy and then giving -- making some public remarks about the need for congress to act. so we saw last week that the state of connecticut acted, the toughest gun control room measures in the nation. if the connecticut legislature can do it, john, why can't con congress? >> because congress is never going to do something like that you know, partly, it's a power deal. >> yeah. >> i think, you know, look the fact is the nra is a very powerful o. there is no doubt, i think, about that. but honestly, if you look at the house, the best majority of republican conference the nra isn't having to lobby them hard and we have moved far enough away from
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